Our Mission

West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation (WEHDC) is a private, not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1970. The key components of our mission are: Enabling Home Ownership, Community Engagement and Economic Development.

The mission of West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation is to promote the development of healthy, sustainable communities through housing services to help individuals and neighborhoods meet their affordable housing needs in the West End neighborhood and other parts of Providence and Rhode Island. WEHDC strives to fulfill this mission by building and renovating homes, attracting resources into the neighborhood and investing in the diverse people who live in, work in and support the community. WEHDC accomplishes these goals by offering a variety of programs and services related to real estate development, economic development, home ownership development, including lending and community building and organizing and through strategic alliances.


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